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Scrivener For Dummies by Gwen Hernandez

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Looking at Scrivener Keyboard Conventions

Scrivener has a lot of keyboard shortcuts, combinations of keys that activate a menu command when pressed simultaneously. If you’re a mouse hater (but they’re so cute!) or just dread taking your fingers off the keyboard, you’ll love keyboard shortcuts.

Any command that has a keyboard shortcut lists the shortcut next to the item on the menu, as shown in Figure 1-1.

Figure 1-1: Keyboard shortcuts are listed next to their menu items.

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The shortcut might look like a lot of gobbledygook, but it’s just a series of keys that can get the job done. Table 1-2 shows the common shortcut characters and their equivalent key.

Table 1-2	Keyboard Shortcut Characters

tip.eps In Windows, the Return key is called Enter.

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